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Wild Animal Book Series

Dolphins
Dolphins
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Everyone loves the smile on a dolphin's face. Though smart enough to become theme park tricksters, dolphins are first and foremost wild mammals. Melissa Stewart's lively text outlines our responsibility to conserve their natural environment. This high-interest book also offers an interactive experience to boost awareness of these adorable creatures.


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Face to Face with Butterflies
Face to Face with Butterflies
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You're keeping soooo still. You're trying not to even breathe too loudly. You don't want to disturb the most wonderful, delicate-looking creature you've ever seen. Insect expert Darlyne Murawski leads young readers inside the fascinating world of butterflies: learn how they are magically transformed from squirmy caterpillars; discover how each species develops unique wings; and witness a butterfly food fight, as they wrestle over a flower until a winner is declared.


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Face to Face with Leopards - Hardcover
Face to Face with Leopards - Hardcover
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You're crouched in the African brush, camera at the ready. It's dark. It's scary. Then silently, she appears; the ever-elusive leopard. You have seconds to snap a picture of this creature, with its exotic spotted fur so prized by hunters.


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Face to Face with Manatees
Face to Face with Manatees
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You're deep inside an endangered habitat. In the blue waters of southern Florida you come face to face with nature's gentle giant. Meet the manatee. He's playful, sometimes clumsy, and he rolls around when he's happy. Hear that?! He just squealed with delight. Learn why his world is under threat from pollution and development, and what young environmentalists can do to protect that world. Brian Skerry's astonishing photographs and amazing first-hand adventures reveal the world of the manatee as never before.


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National Geographic Readers: Bats
National Geographic Readers: Bats
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They live in spooky caves, in forests, even in the dark reaches of ordinary attics and bridges. They flock by the hundreds, and they sleep while hanging upside down! In this beautifully photographed Level 2 reader, kids learn about one of the most interesting creatures around—and discover the bat's unique place in the wild and in the world. The high-interest topic, expertly written text, and bonus learning activity lay the groundwork for a successful and rewarding reading experience.


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Face to Face with Polar Bears
Face to Face with Polar Bears
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The ferocious, snarling beast closing in on you fast has a toothache. In the white wastelands of the Arctic, there is nowhere to hide. Where is that helicopter?! Despite surviving this nightmare, award-winning photographer Norbert Rosing loves the charming, playful side of the polar bear. Rosing's book connects children with the consequences of global warming, and gives practical advice on how to help save our white-furred friends.


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Face to Face with Whales - Hardcover
Face to Face with Whales - Hardcover
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You slip over the side of your boat, diving deep into the watery realm of the Earth's largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language.


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Face to Face with Lions - Hardcover
Face to Face with Lions - Hardcover
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You look straight ahead. You try to breathe normally. You can smell the scent of the huge cat that is staring back. You are a cameraman. He is the King of Beasts. Your only thought is "I hope he has already eaten today." Let National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring you closer to the power and majesty of the regal African lion. With fewer than 25,000 wild lions now left on Earth, the award-winning filmmakers and naturalists make a passionate plea to readers to take an active role in securing a future for these magnificent creatures.


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Face to Face with Elephants
Face to Face with Elephants
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You're in the Land Rover on a hot day in the African bush, observing elephants from a safe distance. Suddenly, an elephant trunk is nosing around in your luggage for some water!


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Face to Face with Cheetahs
Face to Face with Cheetahs
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  • Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 - National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council
  • Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" for 2008

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    Everything Weather
    Everything Weather
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    Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness can be found in the pages of this colorful, energetic, and accessible book. Kids will also learn about real-life encounters with wild weather from National Geographic tornado chaser, Tim Samaras, featured in "Explorer's Corners" throughout the book. Packed with fun facts and amazing photographs, this book gives kids an in-depth look at these amazing natural phenomena.


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    Face to Face with Sharks
    Face to Face with Sharks
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    It may be your greatest fear—being eaten alive. And in the ocean's watery world, the streamlined shark has every advantage. How close do you want to get?


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    Face to Face with Penguins - Hardcover
    Face to Face with Penguins - Hardcover
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    You're on the South Georgia Islands, a remote, icy place, with nobody around for miles and miles—except several thousand penguin friends. Stunning photos lead you into a mass of birds as they waddle across rock and sand, so clumsy on land, so graceful in the sea.


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    Face to Face with Whales - Softcover
    Face to Face with Whales - Softcover
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    You slip over the side of your boat, diving deep into the watery realm of the Earth's largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. You record the sounds, hoping one day to understand their language. Meet these intelligent, social creatures in their natural habitat, learn about the different kinds of whales; discover how we can help them, and how we can protect their environment.


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    Angry Birds Explore The World
    Angry Birds Explore The World
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    Young readers are invited to travel the world with the wildly popular Angry Birds characters as their guides in this latest book in the ever-clever Playground series.


    $9.99